ANTIQUE VICTORIAN C 1867 BANDED AGATE 15CT ROSE GOLD RING
An finely detailed Victorian dress ring, Circa 1867 .
Features a gorgeous Cabochon dome Agate to the centre, which is bezel set, and features an ornate scalloped shape surround, just beautiful!
The shoulders of the ring feature ornate open work, with a lovely etched design, so typical to the Era. Finely crafted in 15ct Rose Gold.
This ring is a stunning example of Victorian craftsmanship and decoration, with the dome shaped Agate being in amazing condition, in a light mossy green colour with light bands throughout.
This ring looks amazing on, a dream to wear!
The Victorians favoured Agate, for its healing qualities, it is said to clean and stabilise the aura, eliminating and transforming negativity.
Agate is said to enhance mental function and improve concentration.
This ring is in fine Antique condition, fully hallmarked for Birmingham, 15ct Gold, 1867, Maker’s mark for ‘William Rye’.
It has been resized at some time, noticeable to the join underneath the band, just mentioning this for accuracy, it in no way detracts from the beauty of this ring.
Stone: Banded Agate (light moss green)
Metal: 15ct Rose Gold
Size: L (US 5.75) Diameter = 16.25 mm Circumference = 51mm
Could be resized by your jeweller
Agate Measures: 11.30mm x 9.50mm
Weight: 4.28 grams
Hallmarks: Birmingham, 15ct Gold, 1867, ‘William Rye’ Maker’s Mark
Condition: Very good Antique Condition, with signs of wear, consistent with age